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Corporate Consultants

Corporate Consultants a division of First India Corporate Consultants Private Limited, has been promoted, and is managed by, highly qualified, experienced and dynamic professionals from the fields of Finance, Law, and Business Administration such as Chartered Accountants, Lawyers, Company Secretaries and MBAs etc. The team has, behind them, more than 150 years of combined professional and industry experience both in India and Overseas.

Mr Ashish Aggarwal

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Mr Ashish Aggarwal is a Corporate lawyer having an experience of more than 20 years. He has been rendering legal consultancy services across a broad spectrum of clients. A commerce graduate of SRCC, Delhi University and an Advocate, he is a member of various associations like the Delhi High Court Bar Association, Delhi Bar Association. He has been an elected Member of Executive Committee of Delhi Bar Association and is also appointed as a mediator by the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi. He has expertise in various fields of law including matters concerning Company Law, IPR’s, Commercial, Negotiable Instruments Act, Labour Laws, Electricity, Arbitration, Constitution, Banking, Insurance, Income Tax, Consumer, Medical negligence, etc

Balser & Grell IP Law, LLC

Balser & Grell formed its Intellectual Property Firm based on the belief that intellectual property and other technology-related rights would be at the core of many transactions in the 21st century. The result is a group of lawyers with a deep understanding of intellectual property concepts, and the negotiating and drafting skills to bring that experience to bear in complex transactional arrangements. Balser & Grell’s expertise and experience in preparation and prosecution of patent applications enables clients to use their intellectual property rights and protections to promote their market strength.

Mr Benjie Balser

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Benjie is a founding partner of Balser & Grell and brings a unique background and combination of experience to the firm. Benjie currently concentrates his practice in patent drafting and prosecution. Prior to founding the firm, Benjie was an associate attorney at Thomas Kayden, an IP boutique in Atlanta,Georgia Benjie’s industry experience includes work as an Analog Applications Engineer specializing in power management devices with Texas Instruments, Inc. in Dallas, Texas. Prior to working with Texas Instruments, Inc., Benjie worked with Nokia Mobile Phones in Fort Worth, Texas. Benjie’s patent prosecution experiences include telecommunication systems, email systems, instant messaging systems, digital cable systems including encryption/decryption, modulation techniques, distribution techniques, wireless local area network systems and standards including IEEE 802.11, laser systems, optics and optical electronics, GPS systems, weapons systems, processor architecture, analog/digital circuits, power electronics, battery charging, broadband circuits, wireless modulation techniques, refrigeration systems, financial services, and business methods, among others. Benjie is licensed to practice in Georgia and is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and the Middle District of Georgia. Benjie is also registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Benjie is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

FSP LLC

FSP was founded in 1998 with the goal of providing high-quality, affordable invention protection services in the Northwest United States. We have served some of the largest and most dynamic businesses in the Northwest. In addition, we continue to service a large roster of smaller businesses, including startups. We have grown considerably over the last eleven years, and our services have expanded to include licensing, patent sales, infringement analysis, opinion letters, litigation support, trademarks, and general corporate legal service (e.g. Outside General Counsel). Our technical skill set has historically been in digital and analog circuits, software of all kinds, e-commerce, medical and military imaging systems, Internet technologies, semiconductor fabrication, mechanical and hydraulic systems, engines, physics, and optics, to name just a few. We have recently added the services of a biotechnical specialist.

Mr. Charles Mirho

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Charles Mirho has specialized in obtaining and enforcing patents since 1994. His technical areas of experience include digital and analog circuits, software, e-commerce, imaging systems, Internet technologies, semiconductor fabrication, mechanical and hydraulic systems, physics, and optics. Mr. Mirho also has over ten years experience as an electrical and software engineer. Mr. Mirho received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1998, Summa Cum Laud, from Santa Clara University School of Law. Mr. Mirho also has an M.S.E.E. degree (1990) from Rutgers University College of Engineering, with a Computer Engineering Specialty, and a B.S.E.E. (1986), from Rutgers University College of Engineering. He is a member of the Oregon, Washington, and California State Bars. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Mirho was a patent attorney and patent agent for Intel Corporation.

Incremental Advantage

IncreMental Advantage is recognized around the world as a leader in the valuation of businesses, technologies, and intangible assets. We are recognized as authorities on formulating negotiating strategies and on strategic planning and thinking. Our clients are entrepreneurial companies, Fortune 100 firms, incubators, law firms, government entities and financial players. These clients operate in dozens of industries, primarily throughout the US, Europe and the Middle East.

David Wanetick

David Wanetick has been a Managing Director at IncreMental Advantage, a valuation firm with an expertise in valuing intangible assets and emerging technologies. He is involved in all of the firm’s valuation and business modeling. Clients include law firms; emerging, mid- and large-sized companies; technology transfer offices; inventors; venture capitalists and private equity firms. Valuations are primarily conducted in the context of negotiating licensing agreements, mergers and acquisitions and litigation support. Further, David has been the CEO of Business Model Validation, a firm which develops and reviews sophisticated business models for purposes of raising capital and capital budget allocation. David has developed the curriculum and has run dozens of the courses required for applicants to earn their designations as Certified Patent Valuation Analysts. He works closely with other CPVA board members in terms of updating the course materials and updating the required exam.

Recent Projects

Patent Evaluation

One of the patent brokerage companies needed assistance in patent ranking and bucketing. Through our indigenous method of manual screening and ranking, we assisted the client in the evaluation of patent portfolio and identified patents worth monetizing. For the high value patents, we developed EoU charts that indicated commercial prospects.

 

Asian Language Search

We assisted a leading law firm in conducting native Chinese language searches. The objective was to uncover prior art references in the Asian languages that do not have an English language counterpart. The results identified were carefully screened in English language as well as native languages.

 

Patent Searches

A US-based technology company wanted to develop a patent filing strategy. The objective was to identify white spaces and technology which would enable them to channelize their research and development initiatives. Our team structured a methodical search strategy that comprised of defining apt technology taxonomy, identified and classified patents pertinent to the taxonomy. The search enabled the client to take well-informed decisions and save cost.

 

Patent Licensing Support

Effectual assisted a US-based company in successfully out-licensing more than 50 patents to multiple players, which resulted in maximizing revenue more than 60 million dollars. We worked closely with the company’s attorney to identify target products and companies and developed Evidence of Use charts and infringement contentions. Our team provided support in preparing claim to specification charts and prepared responses to invalidity contentions.

 

Patent Drafting and Filing

A California-based technology company wanted to protect their innovative software and associated products. Despite the stringent patentability criteria for software and business method arts, we assisted them in building a strong patent portfolio. We adopted a robust approach that included a strategically planned pre-filing search to locate patents in the similar technology domain and helped them to modify and re-draft the patent claims. Through this laborious process, we were able to procure a strong patent portfolio for the company and helped in increasing their revenue.

 

IP Support Services

A Silicon Valley-based IP law firm was facing challenges related to managing its docketing backlog. Effectual supported the firm through a dedicated team of paralegals who maintain and manage patent dockets and coordinate with the concerned attorneys in preparing filing forms, sending reminders, tracking deadlines, assignment documents, and document classification and management.

 

Information Disclosure Statement (IDS)

A leading corporate filed a significant number of patent applications and faced challenges with the preparation of their IDS forms. The arduous task involved tracking and identifying the IDSs filed globally. We assisted the client in gathering the prior art from various patent databases and track the references filed in the IDSs globally. We identified all the references in the patent application and submitted the IDS as per the guidelines defined by PTO.

 

Proofreading Services

A US based law firm based was facing challenges in proofreading patent applications. The objective was to highlight clerical errors and check the subject contextually. The client partnered with us to undertake the paralegal task and minimize the office action. We identified the clerical errors such as spelling, bibliographic details, consistency in terms, claim dependencies, etc. Our service yielded significant benefits in terms of minimizing work pressure and helped the client to focus on primary areas.

 
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